FNS60217 Advanced Diploma of Accounting

FNS60217 Advanced Diploma of Accounting

CRICOS Code: 105314J
Course Duration 78 Weeks

The target group for this qualification are international students that require skills to be able to work in an accounting and/or bookkeeping firm/company. This course provides nationally accredited training in financial service-related activities under the guidance of Finance professionals as trainers and assessors.

The course has been tailored to include preselected elective units that meet current industry demands and provide the learner with a broad spectrum of senior managerial/supervisory skills and knowledge within the Accounting field in the Financial Services Industry.

The college has designed Advanced Diploma of Accounting course to reflect the role of a senior accountant, senior manager or an employee with high level financial decision marking responsibility working in an accounts/finance department of an organisation.

This qualification includes the requirements set out by The Tax Practitioners Board (TPB) for registering as a Business Activity Statements (BAS) Agent from 1 March 2012 onwards and partially meets the minimum educational requirements for providing Tax Agent Services.

Furthermore, the electives selected in this qualification have been specifically chosen to suit current industry trends within the finance industry and aligns students with skills and knowledge needed in becoming a registered BAS Agent and partially meets the minimum educational requirements for providing Tax Agent Services.

Employment Pathway

After completion of this qualification students can work as Senior Accountant, Senior Accounts Officer, Office Manager, Financial Accountant/Manager, Senior Administration Manager, Budget Officer etc.

Pathways from the qualification

Further training pathways from this qualification may lead to a postgraduate or master’s degree qualification at a University.

Entry requirements
  1. All students must of the age of 18 years or over at the time of applying for admission
  2. English requirement:
    • Entry into this course requires IELTS band score of 5.5 or equivalent in line with regulations OR
    • Successful completion of a qualification from an Institute where mode of instructions was English and where the course duration was no less than 12 months OR
    • Completion of an approved English Language course.
  3. Academic requirements:
    • Satisfactory completion of studies in applicant’s home country equivalent to an Australian Year 12 qualification is required for entry into this course OR
    • Successful completion of a qualification from an Institute where mode of instructions was English and where the course duration was no less than 12 months

               AND

    • Completion of both FNSSS00014 Accounting Principles Skill Set and FNSSS00015 Advanced Accounting Principles Skill Set;

               OR

    • Completion of FNS50215 Diploma of Accounting;

               OR

    • Completion of FNS50217 Diploma of Accounting.
  1. Mature age students will also be considered without the minimum education requirements but with a relevant work experience within chosen area of study and a demonstrated capacity to meet course requirements.

 

Units to Study

Core

FNSACC624 Monitor corporate governance activities

FNSINC601 Apply economic principles to work in the financial services industry

FNSINC602 Interpret and use financial statistics and tools

Electives

FNSACC601 Prepare and administer tax documentation for legal entities

FNSACC602 Audit and report on financial systems and records

FNSACC603 Implement tax plans and evaluate tax obligations

FNSACC605 Implement organisational improvement programs

FNSACC606 Conduct internal audit

FNSACC608 Evaluate organisation’s financial performance

FNSACC609 Evaluate financial risk

FNSACC610 Develop and implement financial strategies

FNSACC611 Implement an insolvency program

FNSACC613 Prepare and analyse management accounting information

FNSACC614 Prepare complex corporate financial reports

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